Croatia


T-Hrvatski Telekom buys pay-DTT operator to extend reach

Deutsche Telekom-owned Croatian telco T-Hrvatski Telekom has signed an agreement to acquire HP Production the owner of digital-terrestrial TV pay TV service Evotv, from Hrvatska Pošta. Evotv, which launched in 2012, had 71,195 subscribers at the end of June and generated revenues of HRK57 million (€7.7 million), with a 6% share of the pay TV market. Evotv […]

Vivid TV extends reach in Croatia

Adult channel Vivid TV has extended its reach in Croatia by launching with digital-terrestrial TV platform provider EVOTV/HPP. Vivid movies are available for EVOTV/HPP customers via the linear channel Vivid TV in the Fun and Music package, which also includes 24Kitchen, TLC, Comedy Central Extra, MTV and VH1. Vivid TV distributes a range of linear […]

Deutsche Telekom TV numbers up as convergence fuels growth

Deutsche Telekom said that converged fixed-network and mobile products continued to fuel its customer growth in the third quarter, with TV numbers up across most markets. Deutsche Telekom boosted its TV base in Germany by 6.5% to reach 3.291 million. Quarterly TV revenues were up 5.7% to €373 million. The company said that converged products […]

United Group preps for next-gen services with major CPE RFP

South-eastern European service provider United Group is to prepare the ground for next generation services by heavily overhauling its CPE base. In May this year United Group announced that it would invest over €600 million across the south-eastern Europe in the next five years. Following that, the group has issued a request for proposals(RFP) for […]

Croatia’s Vipnet taps Mediapro for six-channel sports bouquet

Telekom Austria-owned Croatian multi-play service provider Vipnet has tapped Spanish broadcaster and production outfit Mediapro’s recently acquired Slovenian production subsidiary VPK Pro to develop and operate five new sports channels for its pay TV service. VPK Pro has developed a bouquet of five channels for Vipnet under the PlanetSport brand. The Slovenian company is providing […]

Deutsche Telekom posts modest TV gains

Deutsche Telekom has recorded a modest increase in its TV base for the quarter to June, with mixed results in its central and eastern European operations, amidst a solid overall performance boosted by its US business. Deutsche Telekom saw its German TV base increase by 1.5% quarter-on-quarter to 3.24 million at the end of June, […]

T-Hrvatski Telekom secures volleyball rights

Deutsche Telekom-owned Croatian service provider T-Hrvatski Telekom has secured exclusive rights to national volleyball after striking an exclusive three-year deal with the Croatian Volleyball Association. The operator will air coverage of matches in HD on its Arenasport channels as part of its MAXtv offering on both IPTV and satellite as well as via its streaming […]

United Group commits to €600 million investment in SE Europe

South-eastern European pay TV operator United Group is to invest over €600 million in the region over the next five years. The multi-play telecoms and media provider, founded in 2000 by local entrepreneur Dragan Šolak, will use the money to build on its track record of investing in local infrastructure, creating jobs and unlocking business […]

Telekom Srbija and SES partner on new channel distribution deal

Telekom Srbija has agreed a new deal with SES to distribute a new TV bouquet to cable and IPTV networks across Europe – with a focus on Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia, Slovenia, Macedonia and Montenegro. The new multi-year agreement will see Telekom Srbija lease satellite capacity on Astra 3B and make its new TV package available […]

Deutsche Telekom adds to TV base

Deutsche Telekom added 54,000 TV customers in Germany and 27,000 in the rest of Europe in the quarter to March. The company had 3.193 million IPTV and satellite customers in Germany at the end of March and 4.271 million IPTV, satellite and cable customers elsewhere in Europe. In Greece, the operator’s local subsidiary OTE had […]

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